High Performance Leadership Skills - in joint collaboration with the Indian School of Business (ISB)

High Performance Leadership Skills

Center of Executive Education (CEE) at IBA offered a three days' program on 'High Performance Leadership Skills' in joint collaboration with the Indian School of Business (ISB). This program was held from 07 to 09 September, 2015 at CEE, IBA City Campus. This workshop was conducted by Mr. Mitchell Watkins who is a visiting faculty from the London Business School and has worked as a consultant with many companies in organization and management development for over thirty years. In recent years, he has undertaken consultancy assignments for Deloitte, Exxon, Shell International, Reed Elsevier, Diageo, Pfizer and Unilever. He has worked extensively in the UK and Mainland Europe as well as Malaysia, Brazil, Singapore, Mexico, Nigeria, Ghana, the United States and Australia. For the past ten years at the India School of Business he has taught successfully a number of public and bespoke programs for Senior Managers of major Indian organizations.


The program focused on developing the essential skills that leaders need today to drive performance. This includes

• The purpose, role and best practices in leadership
• Mindsets and style that inhibit effectiveness
• Effective team creation and leading
• Leading change in your part of the business
• Coaching teams for optimum performance
• Persuading and influencing to mobilize support and build commitment Conflict management and trust building
• Effective execution of ideas
• The art of building win-win partnerships
• Instituting new work processes and routines for improved Performances


• A clearer understanding of the leader's role and purpose – how to approach work and make decisions, keeping in mind the larger goals and organizational processes

• A better understanding of knowledge and techniques in the areas of relating styles, prioritizing activities, performance management, team building and managing conflict
• Understanding of best practices to effectively lead people through change
• Enhancement of your skills in listening, questioning, giving feedback, conducting meetings, persuasion and influencing others
• Greater insights into your own strengths and areas for Improvement


• Mr. Asad Hasan (General Manager Projects – PRL)
• Mr. Muhammad Azhar (General Manager Operations – PRL)
• Mr. Tameezuddin Khero (Program Director – USAID Sindh Basic Education Program)• Mr. Ghulam Ahmed (Directorate General Training and Research – Pakistan Customs)
• Mr. Atif Hasan Siddiqui ( DGM (A&M) PSO)
• Ms. Mariam Shah (DGM PSO)


• The IBA-CEE has always lived up to its expectations. This time key experience has been no different. No doubt, it has successfully conducted international programme in the excellent manner. – Ghulam Ahmed (Directorate General Training and Research – Pakistan Customs)

• I like the contents of the workshop. My experience has been very well. – Tameezuddin Khero (Program Director – USAID Sindh Basic Education Program)

• Excellent courses. Must do for all current aspiring leaders. I wish would have attended this earlier. The instructor style is very engaging.
- Asad Hasan ( General Manager Projects – PRL)

• IBA CEE is doing a great job. - Atif Hasan Siddique (DGM (A&M) PSO)

• Excellent course and very impactful trainer. The content of the course did not only cover leadership aspect but negotiation was also tactfully addressed.
- Mariam Shah (DGM PSO)

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